Quality Assurance Advanced Practitioner - Audit Lead for Adults Social Care
In Waltham Forest we are transforming services across adult and children’s services, which empowers our workforce to recognise themselves as agents of change, working with residents to enable them to find their own solutions and connect into sources of support in their communities. In social care specifically, this means bringing some teams or functions together where it makes sense to do so to provide the best services to our residents. The role of Advanced Practitioner Audit Lead for Adults is an example of this.
Your role will be to design, co-ordinate, and undertake audits in line with the Quality Assurance Framework and contribute to the practice improvement of the service. A key role for the post holder will be to use their knowledge and influence in driving practice improvement across the wider workforce and settings looking after our adults and their families.
You will challenge and provide support to practitioners, managers and to ensure high quality practice and service delivery. You will manage and contribute to practice learning arrangements for the adults workforce ensuring learning opportunities are maximised.
A major role will be the ability to collate, process and analyse complex information. As a positive communicator with excellent verbal and written skills, you will be key in promoting and ensuring practice standards are applied consistently across the service. You are required to have sound knowledge of Microsoft word and excel to enable you to manage this role effectively.
You will be part of a small and highly effective team of practice improvement specialists, who are supportive, challenging, and inspirational, striving towards the shared purpose of delivering the best service for our communities. In return for your hard work, we will give you the time and active support you need to make a difference.
You will be an experienced and skilled social worker with extensive knowledge and experience of the application of policies, regulations, and legislation in particular the Care Act 2014, Mental Capacity Act, Human Rights assessment, and Liberty Protection Safeguards. Your approach will support the teams/services to give of their best and embrace our ethos that it is relationships (with each other, with our residents, and with our partners) that make the difference in helping our residents to be safe, well, resilient and independent.
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Why join us at Waltham Forest?
- 9/10 staff in our social care teams enjoy our strong learning culture, which focuses on new and emerging trends
- We invest in your development to help you find your niche, specialising in areas underpinned by a clear strengths-based approach
- Inspiring leadership and ambition, rated Outstanding
- Diverse and inclusive teams who improve lives and make a real difference – a safe and inclusive environment, with active employee-led networks and initiatives
- A brand-new Town Hall HQ at Fellowship Square, with innovative and flexible workspace
We are looking for someone who is creative, enthusiastic, and deeply committed to improving outcomes for vulnerable adults and their families, and able to play a pivotal role in the continuous improvement of services.
In order to best serve our communities, we are striving to achieve a diverse workforce that is inclusive of all backgrounds, cultures, and identities, e.g., race, disability, sex, gender, age, religion and sexual orientation.
If you wish further information about the post you can contact Mary Joseph on 07808653949